Stories are the currency we use to share our lives and experiences with others. Meet some of the people and organizations served by Foundation-funded programs, and learn how they are making a difference in communities across Colorado.

 

This is how physical education gets done in Colorado, but only if you're very motivated. Find a dingy old storage room. Get the shop class to tear down the dusty storage cages and…

At Boulder’s Fairview High School, gym class feels a lot like a trip to the rec center. On a Wednesday morning last fall as PE class began, some students snapped up colorful…

Messaging expert Lori Dorfman likes to show this billboard contradiction from a city streetscape.When it comes to the monumental task of changing Americans’ unhealthy…

The small Eastern Plains town of Walsh knows firsthand what it’s like to lose its food core – the death of the town grocery sparked the best kind of community uprising. Now what…

This past summer at their eclectic butcher shop in North Aurora, Mkale and Kwame Warner created a prayer box for submissions by customers. It has proven wildly popular so far.…

There are a million recipes and a hundred TV food shows for people who want to cook with truffle oil and swordfish, and have the time and the means to try it. But for…

Eight years in now with its bold experiment in food collectivism, the small southeastern plains town of Walsh can brag that it was doing the “shared economy” thing since before Uber…

As Colorado strives to become the healthiest state, the daily intake of fruits, vegetables, fast food and sugary drinks becomes a key measure of success or failure. And the data…

It’s an iconic, warmly-defended program bringing sustenance to the vulnerable who need it most: children at school who are happiest and perform best on a full stomach at breakfast…

Aria Multigenerational Apartments - Northwest Denver An early bid for success at the massive Aria redevelopment of a former Catholic nuns’ retreat, these apartments…